6 December 1766 - Thomas Tipper, bachelor of Westdean and
Margarett Lintott, spinster of Cocking
21 December 1780 - George Goldring a wheelwright and Sarah Wells
who were both of Cocking
12 February 1783 - Edward Boniface, a labourer and Elizabeth
6 May 1783 - William Bosall of Woolavington and Ann Wiles of
17 May 1785 - Benjamin Wingham, labourer and Hannah Horton,
both of Cocking
27 October 1785 - John Puss of Bepton and Eliza Robinson of
4 September 1787 - John Hackman of Hamilton, Hampshire and
Elizabeth Underwood of Cocking (Elizabeth was most probably
William's niece. Her parents were Robert Underwood and
Elizabeth Baxter and she was the younger sister of William born in
13 October 1788 - John Brewer, bachelor and Sarah Lawrence,
widow, both of Cocking
28 October 1789 - George Hopkins, bachelor of Heyshott and Ann
Boxall, spinster of Cocking
26 January 1792 - John Elcome, bachelor of Graffham and Fanny Poat
William signed his name in the marriage register when he witnessed the all
the above marriages. The other William in Cocking at the same time was
unable to sign his name when he married in 1765.
William Baxter was baptised on 24 November 1761 in Cocking.
William may have married Ann Terry by banns on 9 June 1783 in
Easebourne, Sussex. He was a bachelor and she a spinster. The
witnesses were ? Hounsom and Robert Terry.
Ann had 1 known son:
William Baxter was baptised on 21 December 1783 in Easebourne.
William may have married Susan and they may have had the following
Robert Baxter was baptised on 19 September 1813 in Cocking.
His father was then a described a blacksmith.
Robert married Mary Ann.
When the 1851 census was recorded, the couple and their 6 children were
living in Unity Cottages, Plumstead, Kent. Robert was then a 37
year old blacksmith and Mary Ann was 32. She gave her place of
birth as Spitalfields, Middlesex.
Robert and Mary Ann had the following known (to me) children:
Robert Baxter was born about 1839 in Lambeth,
Middlesex. He as a 12 year old scholar in 1851.
John William Baxter was born in
the first quarter of 1843 in Lambeth. He was an 8 year old
scholar in 1851.
Richard Henry Baxter was born in
the first quarter of 1844 in Plumstead. He was a 7 year old
scholar in 1851.
Mary Ann Baxter was born in the
third quarter of 1846 in Plumstead. She was a 4 year old
scholar in 1851.
Margaret Elizabeth Baxter was born
in the fourth quarter of 1848 in Plumstead. She was a 3 year
old scholar in 1851.
Esther Prudence Baxter was born in the fourth
quarter of 1849 in Plumstead. At the time of the 1851 census
she was a year old.
John Baxter was baptised on 25 March 1763 in Cocking.
Charity Baxter was baptised on 6 January 1765 in Cocking.
married John Norrell by banns on 6 May 1794 in Midhurst, Sussex.
At the time they were both of Midhurst.
John and Charity had 1 known
Mary Ann Norrell was baptised on 15 July 1802 in Midhurst, Sussex
Prudence Baxter was baptised on 17 November 1766 in Cocking.
Prudence was a witness to the marriage of
Randall on 10 November 1789 in Chithurst, Sussex.
Robert Baxter was baptised on 9 December 1768 in Cocking.
Robert was a witness to the marriage of
Baxter on 4 April 1796 in Cocking.
married Elizabeth Baxter by banns on 2 March 1792 in Midhurst.
He was a bachelor and she a spinster. The witnesses were William
Hoad and Elizabeth Luff.
Elizabeth may have been born about 1770, but so far I haven't found her
baptism. Given that there were so few Baxters in the Midhurst
area, I would think it possible that Elizabeth and Robert were in some
and Elizabeth had 1 known son:
George Baxter was baptised on 30 May 1792 in Easebourne.